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Marvel Condemns Florida's Anti-LGBTQ Bill as Workers at Disney Plan Walkout

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Disney over Florida's "Don't Say Gay" bill.The controversial bill would limit classroom discussions about gender or sexual orientation for certain age groups.

While proponents of the bill, including Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, argue that these types of lessons don't belong in schools, critics say that the law would marginalize the LGBTQ community.A number of companies within Florida have decried the bill and DeSantis' backing of the legislation.

Marvel Studios became the latest to do so Tuesday, releasing a statement condemning the "Don't Say Gay" bill and any other similar laws."We strongly denounce any and ALL legislation that infringes on the basic human rights of of the LGBTQUIA+ community," the entertainment giant said on Twitter. "Marvel Studios stands for hope, inclusivity and strength; and we proudly stand with the community.""Today, we pledge to continue our strong commitment as allies who promote the values of equality, acceptance and respect," the statement's statement is in line with views echoed by comic book icon Stan Lee, who created a number of Marvel's best-known superheroes.

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